The cheapest trains from Leeds to York

Showing times and prices for 16 Oct

Cheapest

£6

Average

£7

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Leeds to York will cost around £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

Cheapest
07:14Leeds Railway Station0h22 07:36York
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£61One-way
07:37Leeds Railway Station0h23 08:00York
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£61One-way
06:05Leeds Railway Station1h14 07:19York
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£61One-way
06:25Leeds Railway Station0h34 06:59York
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£61One-way
06:33Leeds Railway Station1h14 07:47York
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£61One-way

Timetable Leeds to York

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 16 Oct
05:52Leeds Railway Station0h23 06:15York
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06:05Leeds Railway Station1h14 07:19York
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06:25Leeds Railway Station0h34 06:59York
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06:33Leeds Railway Station1h14 07:47York
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07:08Leeds Railway Station0h23 07:31York
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07:14Leeds Railway Station0h22 07:36York
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07:18Leeds Railway Station0h34 07:52York
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07:37Leeds Railway Station0h23 08:00York
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07:43Leeds Railway Station0h22 08:05York
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07:46Leeds Railway Station0h29 08:15York
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08:08Leeds Railway Station0h22 08:30York
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08:14Leeds Railway Station0h22 08:36York
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08:18Leeds Railway Station0h31 08:49York
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08:27Leeds Railway Station0h29 08:56York
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08:29Leeds Railway Station1h15 09:44York
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
16 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£4Flixbus
Sun
17 Oct
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£4Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£8National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£8National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£6First Transpennine Express
£3Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£3Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£8National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£8National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£8National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£3Flixbus

The fastest trains from Leeds to York

Showing times and prices for 16 Oct

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

35 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

35 km

Of the 15 trains that leave Leeds for York every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 35 km distance in an average of 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:08Leeds Railway Station0h22 08:30York
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£101One-way
Fastest
07:14Leeds Railway Station0h22 07:36York
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£61One-way
Fastest
08:14Leeds Railway Station0h22 08:36York
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£71One-way
Fastest
07:43Leeds Railway Station0h22 08:05York
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£111One-way
07:37Leeds Railway Station0h23 08:00York
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£61One-way

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Train Information between Leeds and York

distanceDistance22 miles (35 km)
durationAverage train duration31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£6 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, First Transpennine Express or Cross Country

Trains from Leeds to York cover the 22 miles (35 km) long route taking on average 31 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, First Transpennine Express or Cross Country. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £6, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in York.

Train companies

Leeds to York with CrossCountry

Travel between Leeds and York from £4 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Leeds and York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains from Leeds to York? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 22 miles (35 km) trip from Leeds to York. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Leeds to York routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Leeds and York, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Leeds - York train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

Leeds to York train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 22 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Leeds and York don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Leeds to York: Journey Details

Trains from Leeds to York are easy to come by and rarely involve the need to change along the way. Northern Rail, East Coast Rail, Cross Country Rail and First TransPennine Express all run trains seven days a week - usually taking as little as twenty minutes to reach York from the moment of departure. Typically trains begin just after 6:01 a.m. and finish as late as 2:05 a.m. — with First TransPennine Express offering the first and final service of the day. Leeds to York is a route that's frequented by many commuters, and passengers will rarely have to wait more than half an hour for a Leeds to York train.

 

Which train companies travel from Leeds to York?

All Leeds to York trains are operated by First TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Northern Rail, and Virgin Trains East Coast.

How long is the train journey from Leeds to York

The average journey time for trains travelling from Leeds to York during the day varies from 20 minutes to 40 minutes depending on the train company, time of day, and time of week passengers are travelling.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Leeds to York?

Trains from Leeds to York begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day past midnight. The first direct train from Leeds to York departs at 12:35 a.m. while the last leaves Leeds at 11:50 p.m. There is a 4-hour break in service between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.

Where do trains from Leeds to York depart from and arrive to?

All trains from Leeds to York depart from Leeds Railway station. All trains travelling from Leeds to York arrive at York's train station.

Travel Tips

Trains from Leeds to York
Travel by train to York easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Leeds to York.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Leeds to York cost?
You can find a cheap train from Leeds to York for some dates and times for as low as £4  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Leeds to York?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Leeds to York train price to come in at an average of £6  one way.
What is the distance to York from Leeds via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to York from Leeds via train to be approximately 22 miles (35 km).
How many hours does it take from Leeds to York by train?
The train time between Leeds and York is on average 31 min  for the 22 miles (35 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Leeds and York by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Leeds goes to York? Which train station do I come into York from Leeds?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in York.

Where do I find the Leeds train station to York? Where is the York train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at York and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in York.

What train providers offer a service from Leeds to York?
Take the Leeds to York train with Northern Rail, First Transpennine Express or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Leeds to York as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Leeds and York?
The average number of trains departing Leeds for York is 51 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Leeds to York? What time is the last train from Leeds to York?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Leeds at 07: 18. The last train leaves from Leeds at 08: 29. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Leeds to York and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book Leeds York train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Leeds to York is on average £6 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to York from Leeds available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
York
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip from Leeds to York.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30 | Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1